LGS Announces 2016 Distinguished Community Leader Award Winners

(Syracuse, N.Y. – March 14, 2016) – Leadership Greater Syracuse (LGS), the community’s most comprehensive civic engagement training organization, will recognize two individuals and one business at its April 20, 2016 Distinguished Community Leader Awards luncheon.

Winners of the annual Distinguished Community Leader Awards are:

  • LGS Alumni Achievement Award Kathleen Stress, Executive Director of the Food Bank of CNY
  • Community Trustee BUSINESS Award – Empire Brewing Co.
  • Community Trustee INDIVIDUAL Award – Lisa Fasolo Frishman, Executive Director of the NY Funders Alliance

“Our community is fortunate to have individuals and organizations that really step up and take an active role in our community,” said Pam Brunet, LGS executive director. “We know that when citizens are involved, we can do great things and our honorees are doing just that,” she added.

The LGS Distinguished Community Leader Awards were established in 2008 to honor and recognize exceptional civic leadership. The award recipients are men and women and organizations who exemplify the LGS mission.

The Distinguished Community Leader Awards Luncheon is Wednesday, April 20, 2016 and will be held at the Holiday Inn, on Electronics Parkway. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. with the lunch and program to begin at approximately noon. Tickets are $60 each.

For more information about the event call 315-422-5471 or go to: www.leadershipgreatersyracuse.org.

The mission of Leadership Greater Syracuse is to inspire current and future leaders to make a difference in the community where we live and work. With the skills acquired through LGS, more than 1,200 graduates are building capacity in CNY.

LGS is proud to be a collaboration of the City of Syracuse, Onondaga County, Onondaga Community College, and CenterState CEO, with major support from Honeywell, Inc., United Radio, Inc., VIP Structures and Lockheed Martin.

LGS media partners include the Business Journal News Network, Time Warner Cable and Syracuse.com.